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Bird Flu

The Gambia bans importation of live birds from Senegal amid bird flu outbreak

The Gambian Ministry of Agriculture announced on Friday the imposition of a ban on live poultry birds and poultry products from Senegal following the...
A medic introduces the procedure of COVID-19 testing to citizens in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 8, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen steadily over the past fews days amid massive community testing in a 21-day national lockdown. The country reported a total of 1,749 cases as of Tuesday, an increase of over 60 from Monday's announcement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. (Photo by Shiraaz/Xinhua)

South African mining sector pledge to support government in COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

The Minerals Council of South Africa on Friday pledged to work with government, business and labor to vaccinate the people against COVID-19. ...

Game rangers charged in Tanzanian over facilitating invasion of protected area

Three Tanzanian game rangers, six farmers and a village leader were on Friday charged with invading the Kilombero game-controlled area, posing a threat to...

Zambian government urged to do more on health ministry scandal

While the recent scandal in Zambia's health ministry where unsafe condoms and other essential medicines were distributed to health facilities has resulted in the...

Zambia ratifies tripartite free trade area agreement

Zambia has become the latest country to ratify the Tripartite Free Trade Area, a release from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa...
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Namibia arrests 6 over rhino poaching

Six Namibian nationals have been arrested for poaching a white rhino in the Okahandja district, near the capital Windhoek, last week, police said on...
Flood Victims

NGO supports flood victims in the Upper East Region

The Widows and Orphans Movement (WOM), a Non-Governmental Organization, has presented assorted food items to victims of the 2020 flood disaster in three districts...

FDA declares zero tolerance for unregistered products

Unregistered imports will not be cleared at Ghana’s ports from February 1, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) said on Friday. ...

High Court remands man who stabs 19-year-old to death

Michael Tetteh, a man in his mid-twenties, on Friday appeared before an Accra High Court (Criminal Division) for stabbing to death a 19-year-old man...
Women Empowerment

WACCE to empower women against violent extremism

The West Africa Centre for Counter-Extremism (WACCE), a Non-Profit Organisation focused on counter-terrorism research in West Africa, is set for a two-day capacity building...
Christian Amoah

Ghanaian Weightlifter Christian Amoah – ranked 4th in Commonwealth

Ghana’s top weightlifter Christian Amoah has been ranked fourth in the current Commonwealth Games list of 25 weightlifters. ...

Pupils clean up schools on the first day

Excited primary school pupils in Garu, Upper East Region, have spent the first day at school weeding and cleaning their school compounds in readiness...
Schools Concern

Schools Inspectorate Authority to monitor adherence to COVID-19 protocols

The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) on Friday announced it would monitor schools to ensure strict adherence to the COVID-19 safety protocols. Dr Hilda Ampadu,...

TMA cleans filth generated by satellite markets in schools

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has stepped up efforts to rid the premises of Oninku Drive Basic School of filth that has engulfed the...

Prof Benneh’s murder case: police to correct defects in charge sheet

The Kaneshie District Court on Friday ordered the police to put their house in order following detection of defects in the charge sheet of...
Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin

Bagbin: I won position of Speaker by majority vote

Speaker of Parliament Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin says it was a majority vote that propelled him into the position of the Speaker of the...

10 alleged drug traffickers arrested in Cameroon

Cameroon National Gendarmerie said Friday its forces have arrested a group of 10 men for allegedly trafficking 10 kilograms of illicit drugs. ...

Nigeria highway road accident kills 15

At least 15 people were killed in a road accident early Friday when two buses collided head-on along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Borno, a...
Covid Positive

Ghana records 175 new COVID-19 cases

Ghanaian health authorities confirmed 175 new COVID-19 infections Friday, increasing the number of total cases to 56,981, according to data from the Ghana Health...

Kenya eyes more boxing qualifiers for Tokyo Olympics

Kenya is looking to send more boxers to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Games as the team intensifies its preparations ahead of the qualification round...
Womens Premier League

Women’s Premier league: Clubs poised for action as league starts on Saturday

The various league centers will be the center of attraction as the Women’s Premier League clubs are poised for action as the 2020/2021 season...
Schools Reopen

Schools in Kpone re-open today

Schools in Kpone have re-opened following the President's directive for pupils and students to return to school after nearly a year of closure...

Ablekuma South basic schools ready to reopen on Monday

Basic schools at Ablekuma South are ready to reopen on Monday, January 18, after staying home for almost a year due to the COVID-19...
School Items

Demand for School Items shoot up as schools re-open

Traders in the Kumasi metropolis are making good sales as demand for school items continue to increase following the reopening of schools by the...

Great Olympics ease past Inter Allies

Accra Great Olympics recorded an impressive 2-0 victory against the regional rivals, Inter Allies in the first match of week nine of the 2020/21...
Confederation Of African Football Caf

Covid-19- CAF modifies’ minimum number of players to start a match

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has modified the minimum number of players to start a match in case of COVID 19 positive cases...
Madam Sophia Akuffo

COVID-19 is still prevalent – keep to safety protocols

Madam Sophia Akuffo, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, National COVID-19 Trust Fund, on Friday urged Ghanaians to keep to the COVID-19 safety protocols...
Domeabra Chief Donation

Odikro of Nkawkaw Domeabra, MP and philanthropists donate to aged group

Nana Onwona Asare, the Odikro of Nkawkaw Domeabra, Mr Joseph Osei Frimpong, the Member of Parliament for Nkawkaw Constituency and other philanthropists of Kwahu...
Man Electrocution

Steel bender electrocuted at Tema Com 7

A steel bender working at the apex of a two-storey building at Tema Community Seven has been electrocuted. Forty-five year old Efo Newton got...
Health Ppe Hospital

Vodafone Foundation donates PPE to Accra Regional Hospital

The Vodafone Ghana Foundation on Friday donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Accra Regional Hospital as part of efforts to protect frontline health...